What is 1 70/48 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 70/48 as a decimal is 2.46 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 1 70/48 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 48 and add its product to 70 in the numerator to get: 118/48. Now we will attempt to convert 118/48 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 118/48 to a decimal is by using the division method. Before we move ahead to the method, here is a quick recap on fractions: A fraction is a number representation that is broken down into two parts - the number on top is called the numerator, and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. To get a decimal using the division method, simply divide the numerator 118 by the denominator 48: 118 (numerator) Γ· 48 (denominator) = 2.46 And there you go! We got 2.46 as the answer when you convert 1 70/48 (or 118/48) to a decimal. Practice more problems! All it takes to be better at something is some practice! Take a look at some more similar problems on converting fractions to decimals and give them a go: What is 11 16/12 as a decimal? What is 31 1/4 as a decimal? What is 1 91/33 as a decimal? What is 3 50/25 as a decimal?